News – Open House and Vendor Exhibit

Dec 21, 2015 – Events – by Diane Sullivan

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Matt Foti 
Certified Arborist, Foti Landscape and Tree Service

Talk: Proper planting techniques for container and B&B trees and shrubs. Updates on bare root transplanting. Pertinent information for anyone that designs, installs or maintains a landscape. Learn some ideologies about plants in history and in other parts of the world to gain more insight about handling plants here today and into the future. Great information for everyone from field workers to company owners.
Educational Credit: 1-MCLP / 1-PDH (LA CES)

Jeff Gibson
Landscape Business Manager, Ball Horticultural Company

Talk: Will present insights on the shifting consumer and professional landscape markets and the newest roster of annual and perennial varieties that will appeal to both!  
Educational Credit: 1-MCLP / 1-PDH (LA CES)

Taryn LaScola
Chief Pesticide Inspector Massachusetts, Department of Agricultural Resources

Talk: Review general requirements regarding recent EPA changes to the Worker Protection Standard (WPS).  
Educational Credit: 1-MCLP Safety / 1-MA Pesticide Credit

Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns
DIY Network Co-hosts ”Rock Solid” and “Indoors Out”

Talk: Design techniques and a review of what’s happening around the country in the stone and masonry business.

Educational Credit: 1-PDH (LA CES)

Charles Vander Kooi
Professional Estimator, Contractor, and Industry Consultant

Talk: Three Cultures:
1.Good financial management
2.Production and a way to monitor it
3. How to organize your company so the owner is a leader rather than a dictator

Educational Credit: 1-PDH (LA CES)


ADR Bulb Company
Alliance Gator (Poly Sand and Adhesives) 
Ardex Engineered Cements
Black Earth Compost
Barenbrug Seed Company
Belgard/Oldcastle (Pavers, Cements, Lime, Bagged Stone) 
Border Concepts (Edging, Tools, Pottery)
Campania International (Pottery) 
Cast Lighting
Champlain Stone 
Corona Tools 
Curv-Rite Edging 
Dayton Bag and Burlap
Delgado Stone (Thin Sawn Veneer) 
Earthway Products
Espoma Organic Plant Foods and Soils 
FireRock Building Materials
Focus Lighting 
Granite DRC
Helena Chemical
Illumicare  Group (LED Lighting)
A. Jandris and Sons (Concrete Block and Masonry Supply) 
JD Raymond Trucking
Keson (Measuring Tools) 
Kingston Turf Farm
Lebanon Seaboard (Fertilizer) 
Tencate Mirafi Geosynthetics 
NDS Drainage Systems
Old World Cobble
Solucal Enhanced Calcitic Lime 
Sonny and Sons Bluestone Company
Techo-Bloc Paver Company
Trow and Holden (Masonry Tools) 
Unilock Paver Company
ViewGres Porcelein Tile Company